• AU/NZ permanent resident
  • Specialist International Medical Graduate

Find your pathway...

To help you decide which pathway may be relevant, an initial self-assessment check and overview of the specialist pathways is provided as a guide. The self-assessment questions will assist you to determine which pathway to apply for as an IMG wishing to practice surgery in Australia.

Question 1:

I have a specialist medical qualification in surgery from a country other than Australia or New Zealand.

Question 2:

I intend to undertake further training in Australia for a short-term only to complete my specialist skills.

Question 2:

I intend to undertake further training in Australia for a short-term only to gain advanced specialist skills.

Question 3:

Please select the option which most closely applies to you:

Contact AHPRA as you may be eligible for the standard pathway or competent authority pathway.

You may be eligible for the specialist pathway (specialist recognition and Area of Need)

You may be eligible for the short-term training in a Medical Specialty Pathway.

You may be eligible for the specialist pathway (specialist recognition)